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Supporting Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.


The Film Festival and Screening Programme Fund aims to support organisations who produce film festivals and screening programmes that increase the reach, depth, and diversity of screen culture for audiences in Scotland.

The Fund will:

  • Fund festival and screening activity that is distinctive, high-quality, and valued by the communities it reaches
  • Increase the reach of and access to festivals for under-represented communities, both geographic and demographic
  • Support organisations to develop in a viable, sustainable fashion

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Who can apply

This fund is open to new and existing organisations based in Scotland and producing film festivals and screening programmes.

When to apply

Currently closed.

How to apply

There is a two stage application. Stage 1 is an online questionnaire related to diversity standards. Stage 2 is a full application to Screen Scotland. This can be downloaded from their website.

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Activites funded: Arts & culture

Beneficiaries funded: Black & Ethnic Minorities Economically/socially disadvantaged General public LGBTQI people Rural communities Religious & Belief Groups Local communities

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